In this companion volume to "Gothic! ten original dark tales" discover why we fear the undead. Original short stories: The wrong grave / Kelly Link -- The house and the locket / Chris Wooding -- Kissing dead boys / Annette Curtis Klause -- The heart of another / Marcus Sedgwick -- The necromancers / Herbie Brennan -- No visible power / Deborah Noyes -- Bad things / Libba Bray -- The gray boy's work / M.T. Anderson -- The poison eaters / Holly Black -- Honey in the wound / Nancy Etchemendy.
When mutant rats threaten to take over Staten Island, which has become a huge landfill, fourteen-year-old Sarah and her younger brother Mike try to figure out how to stop them.
What could be more fun than five days in the woods? No curfews, no rules, and no parents. No one will even know Casey, Gena, and Maryann are up there with the 3 boys they like. And no one will hear them when they scream for help. When the first body shows up, it's shocking. When the knock comes on the back door, it's horrifying. And when they realize there's nowhere to hide, they'll wish they were already dead. Surviving a week in the woods is a going to be a whole lot harder than these girls could ever imagine.
Arriving at what they believe is an exclusive school, five sixteen-year olds are unaware that they have been sent there to be exterminated and that their teacher is a murderer for hire.
When soon-to-be stepbrothers, Joel and Tim, start having the same nightmare after moving into a old house, they decide to investigate its source and the many other strange occurrences in their new home.
After the disappearance of his brother Adam, thirteen-year-old Bryan faces a shadowy, centuries-old evil presence known as the Dark Man that, taking the form of its victims' worst fears, stalks the town's children.
The exterminator's daughter / Meg Cabot -- The corsage / Lauren Myracle -- Madison Avery and the dim reaper / Kim Harrison -- Kiss and tell / Michele Jaffe -- Hell on Earth / Stephenie Meyer.
Cooper Foley, who has a knack for getting into trouble, ends up in the middle of a border war between the worlds of the living and the dead, trying to find out about the mysterious Morpheus Road.
Sequel to Morpheus Road.
Sixteen-year-old Marshall Seaver is expecting a boring summer when his best friend goes away, but instead he finds himself haunted--and hunted--by ghosts that want something from him which he cannot decipher.